Boliden’s net profits double in Q4 on stronger dollar, higher production

Boliden posted an increase in profits and revenues in the fourth quarter, as higher production levels and a stronger dollar compensated for lower metal prices, the company said on Thursday February 12.

Revenues for the quarter totalled SKr9.614 billion ($1.15 billion) up 11% year-on-year, while net profit for the quarter almost doubled to SKr836 million, from SKr388 million in the same period in 2013. The stronger result came as Boliden reported record production levels at its Harjavalta copper smelter and Odda zinc smelter, which helped to compensate for lower metal prices,...


Chloe Smith

February 12, 2015

13:25 GMT